A 6.8-magnitude earthquake caused people to run out of high rise buildings after striking off the coast of Java in Indonesia.

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The quake was so powerful buildings were seen swaying for nearly a minute in the capital Jakarta, roughly 329 miles (529km) from Java.

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The US Geological Survey (USGS), which measured the strength of the earthquake, said it was centred 94 miles (151km) from Banten province off the island’s southwest coast.

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The USGS adds that it hit at a depth of 26.5miles (42.6km).

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